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Bipartisan ethics committee votes to release remaining clean elections funds without legislative fix

Bipartisan ethics committee votes to release remaining clean elections funds without legislative fix

Posted: August 16, 2018

AUGUSTA—On Thursday, the Maine Ethics Commission voted 3-1 to release the remaining $3 million in clean elections funds to qualified candidates,...

Radio Address: If we are going protect Maine children, we need a functioning child protection system.

Radio Address: If we are going protect Maine children, we need a functioning child protection system.

Posted: August 09, 2018

All Maine children deserve to grow up in a safe and nurturing environment, free of violence. The tragic deaths of Kendall Chick and Marissa...

Jackson statement on the release of clean elections funds

Jackson statement on the release of clean elections funds

Posted: August 08, 2018

AUGUSTA —On Tuesday, Gov. LePage announced he would not appeal a court ruling by Maine Superior Court Justice William Stokes requiring his...

RADIO ADDRESS: A smart plan to lower the cost of prescription drugs starts with price transparency.

RADIO ADDRESS: A smart plan to lower the cost of prescription drugs starts with price transparency.

Posted: July 27, 2018

The cost of basic prescription medicine in this country is out of control. Too many Mainers can barely afford the cost of prescription drugs that...

Sen. Carpenter earns perfect attendance record in 2018 legislative session

Posted: July 16, 2018

AUGUSTA — Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, earned a perfect attendance and voting record during the recently concluded legislative session....

RADIO ADDRESS: We aren’t here to represent Big Pharma, we are here to represent Maine people.

RADIO ADDRESS: We aren’t here to represent Big Pharma, we are here to represent Maine people.

Posted: July 12, 2018

Maine people should not have to jump through hoops just to purchase medication they need to live and work. It’s high time we took action to lower...

House Republicans kill Millett bill to ensure safe drinking water in schools

House Republicans kill Millett bill to ensure safe drinking water in schools

Posted: July 09, 2018

AUGUSTA — On Monday, the governor’s veto of legislation from Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, to ensure safe drinking water in Maine...

Jackson bill to bring more doctors to rural Maine becomes law

Jackson bill to bring more doctors to rural Maine becomes law

Posted: July 06, 2018

AUGUSTA — A bill from Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson of Allagash that will bring more health care professionals into rural and medically...

Vitelli local foods bill becomes law

Vitelli local foods bill becomes law

Posted: July 06, 2018

AUGUSTA — A bill sponsored by Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, which promotes the purchase of local foods by Maine institutions became law without...

LePage vetoes Jackson ‘Hire American/Hire Maine’ bill

LePage vetoes Jackson ‘Hire American/Hire Maine’ bill

Posted: July 05, 2018

AUGUSTA—On Monday, Gov. LePage vetoed “Hire Maine” legislation from Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson of Allagash, to establish a “Hire...